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I'll take you rain and you can have my -21C and snow instead smile.gif
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post #12 of 159
The rain is meant to last for a few days past Australia Day tomorrow so I guess there wont be updates for a while frown.gif.
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Originally Posted by Sunny Sahota View Post

Coming along nicely! thumb.gif

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Originally Posted by Darr3n View Post

Can't wait to see the final project! smile.gif subbed!

Thanks for the support guys! I really appreciate it biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Ace_finland View Post

I'll take you rain and you can have my -21C and snow instead smile.gif

Ahahaha, I'd actually prefer snow for a few weeks because I've only ever touched snow once in my life so far rolleyes.gif
But I'm pretty sure I'll get sick of it after a year.
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Originally Posted by L D4WG View Post

The rain is meant to last for a few days past Australia Day tomorrow so I guess there wont be updates for a while frown.gif.

Yea I know I saw the forecast... it's pounding so hard on my tin shed WHICH IS RIGHT NEAR MY WINDOW mad.gif
I guess, I'll be working on:

  • Marking out motherboard holes
  • Marking out the Motherboard I/O panels
  • Graphics Card PCI slot holes.
  • SEARCHING FOR A JOB TO FUND THE MOD thumb.gif

So yeah for now I'll squat at home not doing much smile.gif
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Hey guys!

I just want to share something with you guys, especially for Scratch case modders out there.

There really isn't a "template" for the motherboard mounting holes which you can print out, as it is really too big to fit on a single A4 sheet of paper.


Instead you can use Sketchup to open up a basic template I found on Jezmckean:

http://scc.jezmckean.com/cat/20

One of the models there: "Blank Motherboard and PCIe Card Models" is excellent for measuring and referencing.

atxdiagramc.jpg

Use the measuring tool for this kind of stuff:

atxdiagrammeasuringtech.jpg


I found this was very useful (I'm marking out the motherboard mounting holes at the moment wink.gif ) and I just wanted to share this with you guys.
Cheers thumb.gif
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Check out page 12 thumb.gif
atx2_1.pdf 275k .pdf file
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post #17 of 159
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydrored View Post

Check out page 12 thumb.gif
atx2_1.pdf 275k .pdf file

I have already done that sir biggrin.gif
The measurements there are in inches and I really do prefer centimeters and millimeters.

I also found that diagram a little difficult to use, the Sketchup model is 'hands-on' so you can get what you want quickly, but that was just my opinion tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by LokSupguller View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydrored View Post

Check out page 12 thumb.gif
atx2_1.pdf 275k .pdf file

I have already done that sir biggrin.gif
The measurements there are in inches and I really do prefer centimeters and millimeters.

I also found that diagram a little difficult to use, the Sketchup model is 'hands-on' so you can get what you want quickly, but that was just my opinion tongue.gif

Gotcha. I had it sitting on my desktop I figured it wouldn't hurt
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post #19 of 159
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Originally Posted by Hydrored View Post

Gotcha. I had it sitting on my desktop I figured it wouldn't hurt

Hahaha. thumb.gif
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positive rep for an epic build! thumb.gif
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